Hivos Southern Africa

Southern Africa

Hivos invests in knowledge to trigger change. By understanding the drivers of social change (and upheaval), we can make our role and programmes more effective. Our aim is to translate the knowledge and innovations we co-create with academics, policy makers and businesses, as well as with civil society, activists and grass roots stakeholders, into new policies, practices and scalable solutions to achieve social change.

Recent Articles

Creative Hubs from Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe met at Moto Republik Creative Hub in Harare, Zimbabwe, on April 11, 2017 for a Creative Hub Think Tank workshop. The theme was Room of Open Minds (R.O.O.M).

Using the ‘World Café’ workshop methodology, the objective of the one-...

 

For many years, Hivos has been working on issues of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) with a strong focus on people’s rights to (bodily) self-determination, freedom of choice and pleasure.

Our approach to sexual and reproductive health and rights is based on a human rights...

 

Almost everywhere in the world, people who do not conform to the heterosexual norm have a hard time. They are frequently discriminated against, excluded from society, threatened, persecuted or become victims of physical violence. People in power often reinforce the already disadvantaged social...